ness bass (she/her)
hello, nice to meet you
I'm Ness, a human centred graphic designer, currently self employed as a mid-weight freelance designer, open to work on new and exciting projects whilst working towards a position in art education alongside.
I graduated from my BA(Hons) Graphic Design degree at Nottingham Trent University in 2019, after completing a one year art foundation in Brighton where I grew up. My experience of studying design has challenged me to push myself out of my comfort zone and find out what I love about it. When approaching a brief I always find that the main focus for me is the relationship it will have with the people receiving it, I'm not immediately visualising the aesthetic but instead what its wider personal effect could be. Whether that is to emote the feeling of a hands-on experience such as Letterpress or to simply cheer someone up whose going through a break-up. Design has purpose however big or small and I'm always excited to be a part of that.
I moved to Edinburgh a few months after graduating and started working as a Junior Designer at Guy & Co, a Creative & Research Agency, in September 2019 - July 2021. Working within a team of likeminded individuals developing my skillset to work within industry standards, dealing with tight deadlines and fast turnarounds. I am now based back down near Brighton after leaving my full-time position at an agency to allow space for my second love, teaching.